New high-rise development announced for west side of Shinagawa Station

On August 29, Keikyu Corporation and East Japan Railway Company released details on the Shinagawa Station District Redevelopment Project that will see three buildings on a 3.3 hectare site on the western side of the station.Read more

Demolition starts on 56-yr old building in Akasaka

Demolition of the 56-year old Sankaido Building near the US Embassy will start this month. The building is making way for a new redevelopment project by Norin Suisan Shoreikai and construction giant Kajima Corporation.Read more

An update on the long-awaited ‘Roppongi Hills 2’ project

It’s been a while since we had an update on the ‘Roppongi Hills 2’ project in Tokyo. Luckily, some more concrete project details were made public for online viewing between June 24 and July 3. Read more

Government approves 11ha Shinagawa redevelopment

The proposed redevelopment of the Grand Prince Hotel in Shinagawa is progressing with the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport issuing project approval on June 1.Read more

150-meter tall skyscraper planned for Shibuya’s Koen-dori Street

There are tentative plans for a redevelopment alongside Shibuya’s Koen-dori Street that could see a 150-meter tall, 34-story tower go up in the coming years. This will exceed the height of the 136-meter tall Park Court Shibuya The Tower condominium located 40 meters away.Read more

Partner sought for Toranomon redevelopment project

The semi-governmental Urban Renaissance Agency is seeking a partner for a large-scale redevelopment project in Toranomon.Read more

Construction of 2,000-unit high-rises starts in Tokyo Bay

Construction of the Toyomi District Cat. 1 Town Redevelopment Project started in early January. This will see the creation of two 54-story apartment towers in the Kachidoki/Toyomicho district on Tokyo Bay.

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Renderings for the Kita Aoyama 3 Chome Redevelopment

Last year, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government released the environmental impact statement for the Kita Aoyama 3 Chome Redevelopment project. This will see former public housing in Omotesando replaced with a 180-meter tall mixed-use high rise.

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Roppongi Hills' high-rise neighbor one step closer to construction

On February 15, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government approved the land rights conversion plan for the Nishiazabu 3 Chome North-East District Redevelopment. This project will see a 54-story mixed-use high-rise built on a 1.6-hectare block across the street from Roppongi Hills.

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Approval granted for Meiji Jingu Gaien redevelopment

On February 17, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government issued development approval for the 349 billion Yen (US$2.6 billion) Meiji Jingu Gaien redevelopment. This site includes the Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Stadium and the historic Meiji Jingu Baseball Stadium.

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